VFX Workflows


Date: Saturday & Sunday 24th / 25th February 2018, 10:00 – 17:00
Location: Raindance Film Centre, 10a Craven Street, WC2N 5PE
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About The VFX Workflow

Visual Effects (VFX) is now the most efficient and affordable ways to add production value to your stories. However, it takes a very specific expertise to make the most out of it.

Explore the best methods and techniques to prepare and create convincing Visual Effects Shots from production to post-production, from camera to computer.

An essential ‘myth-buster’ workshop for filmmakers and cinematographers alike.

What will it cover?

Day 1 Filming: Green Screen

• VFX Workflow
• VFX Supervision
• Cinematography for VFX
• Chromakey, tips & techniques

Day 2 Compositing: Keying

• Post-production Workflow
• Digital Images, Core Foundations
• Node based compositing
• Keying

What will you achieve?

Upon completion of VFX Workflows, students will have acquired the understanding and knowledge of the best techniques and methods to achieve believable visual effects.

How will you be taught?

A mix of lecture-style, demonstration and also practical instruction with tutor guidance. In addition, students will set-up and shoot a short scene.

Who should attend?

VFX Workflow is suitable for those new to the art and science of visual effects as well as cinematographers and directors, 1st ADs who want to gain a better understanding of the post-production process. It is also suitable for those seeking to refresh their existing knowledge.

Suggested Reading

Compositing Visual Effects: Essentials for the Aspiring Artist By Steve Wright

Digital Compositing for Film and Video by Steve Wright

The Art and Science of Digital Compositing: Techniques for Visual Effects, Animation and Motion Graphics by Ron Brinkmann

The VES Handbook of Visual Effects: Industry Standard VFX Practices and Procedures by Jeffrey A. Okun & Susan Zwerman

About the tutor

Clement Gharini has 18 years experience in the film industry and is an award winning filmmaker with a double technical background in cinematography and visual effects.

He was London SciFi 48 hours Challenge Winner 2013 and has worked on TV films such as Game of Thrones and Doctor Who as well as films such as Jupiter Ascending and Oscar winning Ex Machina.

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